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Mortality among referrals to a community-based intermediate care team
  1. Bharath Lakkappa1,
  2. Sanjay Shah2,
  3. Stephen Rogers3 and
  4. Leanne Helen Holman3
  1. 1 Intermediate Care Team, Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Northampton, UK
  2. 2 Palliative Care, Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Northampton, UK
  3. 3 Research and Development, Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Northampton, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Stephen Rogers, Research and Development, Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Berrywood Hospital, Northampton, NN5 6UD, UK; stephen.rogers{at}nhs.net

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  • Contributors All authors (BL, SS, SR and LHH) had full access to all of the data (including statistical reports and tables) in the study and can take responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis.

  • Funding No funding was sourced for this piece of research. The sponsor of the study was the NHS Trust in which the authors work.

  • Competing interests BL, SS, SR and LHH have support from Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust for the submitted work. BL, SS, SR and LHH have no relationships with Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust that might have an interest in the submitted work, and their spouses, partners or children have no financial relationships that may be relevant to the submitted work. BL, SS, SR and LHH have no non-financial interests that may be relevant to the submitted work.

  • Ethics approval The study received ethical approval from the East Midlands Research Ethics Committee Nottingham (Ref. 15/EM/0600) on 18 February 2015.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors All authors (BL, SS, SR and LHH) had full access to all of the data (including statistical reports and tables) in the study and can take responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis.

  • Funding No funding was sourced for this piece of research. The sponsor of the study was the NHS Trust in which the authors work.

  • Competing interests BL, SS, SR and LHH have support from Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust for the submitted work. BL, SS, SR and LHH have no relationships with Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust that might have an interest in the submitted work, and their spouses, partners or children have no financial relationships that may be relevant to the submitted work. BL, SS, SR and LHH have no non-financial interests that may be relevant to the submitted work.

  • Ethics approval The study received ethical approval from the East Midlands Research Ethics Committee Nottingham (Ref. 15/EM/0600) on 18 February 2015.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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